Mercedes-Benz
SL500
2004
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2004 Mercedes-Benz SL500 Specs & Safety

The table below shows all 2004 Mercedes-Benz SL500 specs by style, including MPG (fuel economy), transmission details, and interior and exterior dimensions. Additionally, find 2004 Mercedes-Benz SL500 warranty and reliability information, such as limits on bumper-to-bumper coverage and major components.
MSRP *
$88,800
Invoice *
$82,584
Engine
5.0L V-8 302 HP 339.0 ft.lbs. @ 2,700 rpm
Transmission
7-spd Touch-Shift w/OD
Fuel Economy City
16.0 mpg
Fuel Economy Hwy
23.0 mpg
Bumper to Bumper Months/Miles
48/50,000
Engine
5.0L V-8 302 HP 339.0 ft.lbs. @ 2,700 rpm
Transmission
7-spd Touch-Shift w/OD
Alternator
143 amp
Axle Ratio
2.82
Recommended Fuel Type
premium unleaded
Fuel Tank
21.1 gal.
Exhaust
stainless steel with chrome tailpipe finish
Drive Type
rear-wheel
Traction Control
ABS & driveline

Steering and Suspension

Electronic Stability
electronic stability
Ride Control
automatic w/driver control
Adaptive Suspension
adaptive suspension
Auto-Levelling Suspension
4-corner
Front Suspension
strut
Front Springs
coil
Front Shocks
gas-pressurized
Rear Suspension
independent multi-link
Rear Springs
coil
Rear Shocks
gas-pressurized
Steering
rack & pinion
Brakes
Sensotronic 4-wheel disc
Vented Disc Brakes
front and rear
Wheels
18.0 " silver aluminum / 17.0 " silver aluminum / 19.0 " silver multi-piece aluminum
Front Tires
P255/40WR18.0BSW performance / P255/45WR17.0BSW performance / P255/40YR18.0BSW performance
Rear Tires (if different from Front)
285/35
Spare Tire and Wheel
compact steel

Seating and Interior

Seating Capacity
2
Front Seat Type
bucket / premium bucket
Heated Front Seats
driver and front passenger heated-cushion, heated-seatback
Front Headrests
power adjustable w/tilt
Front Armrests
center w/storage
Front Driver Seat Direction Controls
(10-way power) / (12-way power)
Front Passenger Seat Direction Controls
(10-way power) / (12-way power)
Seat Trim
leather
Door Trim
leather
Headliner
full cloth
Floor Trim
carpet
Floor Mats
carpet front / vinyl/rubber front
Dashboard Trim
leather / leather/genuine wood

Comfort and Conveniences

Convertible Roof
power with lining, glass rear window, roll-over protection, hard top, wind blocker
Vanity Mirrors
dual illuminated
Rearview Mirror
auto-dimming day-night
Glove Box
locking
Dome Light
fade
Reading Lights
front
Floor Console
full
Cup Holder
front
Interior Concealed Storage
locking interior concealed storage
Refrigerated Box
glovebox and console
Door Bins
dual
Underseat Tray
front
Cargo Floor Trim
carpeted
Trunk Lid Trim
carpet
Cargo Net
cargo net
Cargo Light
cargo light
Air Compressor
tire mobility kit
Front Air Conditioning
dual zone front
Climate Control
automatic air conditioning
Air Filter
air filter
Automatic Air Recirculation
REST
Radio
premium AM/FM stereo, seek-scan
Radio Steering Wheel Controls
radio steering wheel controls
CD
in-dash mounted single
Speakers
8 Bose
Radio Theft Deterrent
radio theft deterrent
Antenna
fixed diversity
Cruise Control
cruise control
Door Locks
power with 2 stage unlock
Remote Keyless Entry
keyfob (all doors)
Trunk/Hatch/Door Release
power
Fuel Filler Door Release
fuel filler door release
Cell Phone
pre-wiring / Motorola portable voice activated
Power Outlets
1
Trunk Pulldown
trunk/hatch auto-latch
Driver Foot Rest
driver foot rest
Retained Accessory Power
retained accessory power
Garage Door Opener
HomeLink Wireless Control System
Smokers Package
ashtray
Lighter Elements
front
First Aid Kit
first aid kit
Emergency SOS
Tele Aid
Instrument Display
analog
Tachometer
tachometer
Water Temp Gauge
engine temperature gauge
Clock
in-dash
Exterior Temperature
exterior temperature
Systems Monitor
systems monitor
Trip Computer
trip computer
Trip Odometer
trip odometer
Parking Sensors
Parktronic front and rear
Navigation System
integrated navigation system
Steering Wheel Type
power telescopic tilt
Steering Wheel Material
leather / leather/genuine wood
Front Windows
power
Rear Windows
power
1-Touch Open Window
front and rear
Tinted Windows
light
Front Windshield Wipers
variable intermittent
Heated Front Wipers
jets and wiper park
Rain Detecting Wipers
rain detecting wipers
Sun Visor Strip
sun visor strip
Rear Defroster
rear defroster
Anti-Lock Brakes (ABS)
4-wheel anti-lock brakes (ABS)
Daytime Running Lights
daytime running lights
Center High Mounted Stop Light
center high mounted stop light
Front Impact Airbags
driver and passenger
Driver Side Impact Airbags
door mounted
Passenger Side Impact Airbag
door mounted
Occupancy Sensor
occupancy sensor
Childseat Sensor
BabySmart
Head Protection
driver and passenger
Knee Airbag
driver
Side Impact Bars
side impact beams
Seatbelt Pretensioners
front
Ignition Disable
immobilizer
Panic Alarm
panic alarm
Tracker System
tracker system
Security System
security system

Dimensions and Capacities

Door Count
2 doors
Maximum Cargo Volume
10.2 cu.ft.
Exterior Length
178.5 "
Exterior Width
72.0 "
Exterior Height
51.0 "
Wheelbase
101 "
Front Tread
61 "
Rear Tread
61 "
Turning Radius
18.1 '
Curb Weight
4,065 lbs.
Drag Coefficient
.29
Front Legroom
42.9 "
Front Headroom
37.7 "
Front Hiproom
53.9 "
Front Shoulder Room
54.0 "
Passenger Volume
58 cu.ft.
Interior Cargo Volume
7.3 cu.ft.
Mud Flaps
front and rear
Bumpers
body-colored
Rocker Panel Extensions
rocker panel extensions
Grille Moldings
gray
Paint
clearcoat monotone
Exterior Mirrors
dual heated, power remote driver, power remote w/tilt down passenger
Bumper to Bumper Months/Miles
48/50,000
Major Components Months/Miles
48/50,000
Corrosion Perforation Months/Miles
48/50,000
Roadside Assistance Months/Miles
unlimited/unlimited
Maintenance Months/Miles
48/50,000

Safety Ratings

Below is the 2004 Mercedes-Benz SL500 safety rating information and crash results as reported by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). The ratings are based on a star system and can vary by style.

Style
Frontal Rating

NHTSA rates vehicles on a scale of 1 to 5 stars.

Frontal Rating:

5% or less chance of injury

6% to 10% or less chance of injury

11% to 20% or less chance of injury

21% to 25% or less chance of injury

26% or greater chance of injury

Side Rating

NHTSA rates vehicles on a scale of 1 to 5 stars.

Side Rating:

10% or less chance of injury

11% to 20% or less chance of injury

21% to 35% or less chance of injury

36% to 45% or less chance of injury

46% or greater chance of injury

Safety data is not currently available from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. For a list of safety-related features, please check the Safety section.

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